Kehila Chadasha (translated, a new community) was founded in 1978 as a community that values Jewish heritage, history, and traditions through education, celebration, music, discussions, and social action. More
As I review the Parsha Masey for this coming Shabbat I was reminded of the 42 places on the journey from Mitzrayim, Egypt, to the Canaan, the "Promised Land," promised to Abraham and his descendants as the Torah narrative of Genesis 12 tells. In our commentaries the 42 places are often understood as places of spiritual growth on their journey. Commentators also invite us also to see our own lives in this way, as stages on the journey of life.